Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat


Did you not read my advice of yesterday, wrt your 3AM morning parade?

This morning's addition to the 3AM routine, of jumping on and off the bed with your toy moose, was really OTT!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

As endearing as the "morning parade" is (where you jump up on the bed, walk up and down purring and pat my nose in the expectation that I will get up and feed you), holding the parade at 3AM this morning was a tad too early.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

I know I that I have spoken to you before about this, but there really is nothing up our fireplace chimney that could be of the remotest interest to you.


Thursday, November 25, 2010

Rail Upgrades

Promising upgrades in train rolling stock that will not be in situ until 2019 is taking the piss, even by the lousy standards that the long suffering rail traveller has had to endure over the decades.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Question For The Government

Why, if we are already contributing to the IMF (which in turn is partly contributing to the Irish bailout), do we need to offer a separate bilateral loan to Ireland?

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Please be advised that my nose is not a "servants' bell" to be pushed when you are hungry, most especially when I am asleep in bed.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Question For The Pope

If condoms are now deemed by the church (under certain circumstances) to help reduce the spread of HIV, how is it that they weren't deemed to be of any use before?

Friday, November 19, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Please wear slippers when running up and down our wooden stairs in the middle of the night.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Advice To Businessmen

Beware those who proffer a "solution" to a business issue that provides the "least grief to everyone".

Invariably those who proffer such a "solution" are only thinking of reducing their "grief".

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Advice To BBC Headline Writers

Re "World Delighted at Royal Engagement Announcement", most of the people of the world are blissfully unaware of the announcement and have no idea as to who Prince William and Kate Middleton are.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Future

The future beckons, so do not remain stuck in the past.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Advice To The British People

Avoid "recreational grief", it is neither becoming nor healthy.

Friday, November 12, 2010

The Measure of a Man

The measure of a man's life can be gauged by the effect that he has on others.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Please, during one of your extended purring and biscuit making sessions, could you pause and wipe your mouth before you dribble over me.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

The wind is not a threat to your health and safety.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Advice To The Manufacturers of Toilets

Please adjust the sensitivity (downwards) of motion detection flush mechanisms.

Monday, November 08, 2010


Those who never make mistakes, never achieve or produce anything.

Friday, November 05, 2010

The Interent

Is it me/my pc/Virgin, or is the internet running really slowly today?

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Advice To The Republican Party

Now that you have won the House of Representatives, on the back of popular public discontent with the pace of change, you now have to come up with some policies that actually work.

Simply blocking every piece of legislation put forward by the Democrats, and saying that the deficit and taxes can be reduced at the same time are not policies that are viable or credible.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010


Never allow others to set the agenda.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Advice To Businessmen

Beware doing business with people who, when asked a direct question, seek to lose you in a "wilderness of mirrors" via their answer.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Advice To Businessmen

Beware of doing business with politicians, they invariably "jump ship" at times of crisis in order to avoid being blamed for any problems that have arisen.